Bay State Savings Bank Promotes Stephanie T. Soden to Vice President, Retail Lending Officer. August 17, 2023 WORCESTER, MA – Bay State Savings Bank is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Stephanie T. Soden to Vice President, Retail Lending Officer. In this new role, Mrs. Soden will manage all retail loan activity which includes the oversight of both Retail Lending Origination and Loan Servicing. Prior to joining Bay State Savings Bank in 2022, Mrs. Soden was employed by Evolve Bank and Trust where she served as the Mortgage Processing Manager. She has more than 20 years of experience in loan origination, processing, and underwriting. “Stephanie is an incredible resource to our team,” said Bay State Savings Bank Executive Vice President, Maria Heskes-Allard. “Not only will she help shape our growth and culture, but her banking experience and local knowledge will also help us continue to exceed the expectations of the communities we serve. We look forward to Stephanie sharing new ideas and loan program offerings for our Bank customers in 2024.” In addition to her work here at the Bank, Mrs. Soden volunteers with Kiwanis Foundation of Worcester and Jeremiah’s Inn.